Dr Jem Rongong

BEng, MSc, PhD, MIMechE, CEng

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Senior Lecturer

Director of Learning and Teaching - Operations

Department of Mechanical Engineering
36-38 Victoria Street
Sheffield
S3 7QB
UK

Tel: +44(0)114 222 7845

Email: j.a.rongong@sheffield.ac.uk




Profile

Dr Jem Rongong has been involved in research into vibration damping technologies since the early 1990s. This has included a period as the Deputy Director of the Rolls-Royce Materials Damping UTC (200-2007). Jem has been a member of the academic staff in the Department since 2004.




Areas of Research

Viscoelastic damping materials
• development, analysis and testing of polymers
• design and testing of syntactic foams and other multiphase systems

Surface damping treatments
• free and constrained layer systems using organic and ceramic materials
• methods of application

Friction-based systems
• design and analysis of particle dampers including the use of discrete element analysis
• granular polymeric materials as fillers
• metal mesh and other dry fibre systems

Active & Adaptive Structures
• active constrained layer damping
• adaptive particle dampers
• shape memory actuated systems

Design of damped components
• hollow turbomachinery blades
• numerical optimisation techniques including genetic algorithms and cellular automata
• composite structures




Current Research Grants

• Durable syntactic foams, Rolls-Royce plc, 2008-2010
• Rubber spring model, BAE Systems, 2009-2010
• Uncertainty propagation in structures, systems and processes, EPSRC Platform, 2006-2011




Recently completed research
• Design of damping coatings across the length scales, The British Council (2007-2008)
• Artima: Increasing the life of aerospace structures through combined active vibration control and structural health monitoring. EU Framework 7 (2004-2007)
• Advact: Morphing aeroengine parts using shape memory materials, EU Framework 7 (2004-2008)
• Semiactive particle dampers: modelling and control of nonlinearity in particle dampers, EPSRC 2005-2007)
• Rolls-Royce UTC in Materials Damping (1998-2007)




Teaching

MEC201: Dynamics of Structures and Machines - Module leader
MEC 330: Experiments and Modelling
MEC333: Integrated Design Skills




Journal articles

Conference proceedings papers

  • Ahmad MIM, Curiel Sosa JL & Rongong J (2018) Development of Rousselier model for creep damage problems with eXtended finite element method (XFEM) approach. Proceedings of the 6th European Conference on Computational Mechanics (Solids, Structures and Coupled Problems) (ECCM 6). Glasgow, 11 June 2018 - 15 June 2018. View this article in WRRO RIS download Bibtex download
  • Curiel Sosa J, Ahmad MIM & Rongong J (2017) Development of modified-Rousselier model for creep damage problems in eXtended finite element method (XFEM) approach. CFRAC 2017. Nantes, France, 14 June 2017 - 16 June 2017. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Rahim MISA, Horoshenkov K, Rongong J, Ahmadi H & Picken J (2017) Dynamic properties of epoxidised natural rubber. 24th International Congress on Sound and Vibration, ICSV 2017 RIS download Bibtex download
  • Tang N, Rongong J, Lord C & Sims N (2016) Experimental investigation and modeling of dynamic performance of wave springs. Proceedings of 11th International Conference on Advances in Experimental Mechanics, 5 September 2016 - 7 September 2016. View this article in WRRO RIS download Bibtex download
  • Lord C, Tang N & Rongong J (2016) Damping of metallic wool with embedded rigid body motion amplifiers. Proceedings of 6th European Conference on Structural Control View this article in WRRO RIS download Bibtex download
  • Asker H, Rongong J & Lord C (2016) Mathematical and numerical evaluation of the damping behaviour for a multi-strand bar. Proceedings of 6th European Conference on Structural Control, 11 July 2016 - 13 July 2016. View this article in WRRO RIS download Bibtex download
  • Tang N, Sims N & Rongong J (2016) Modelling of an adjustable TMD incorporating an elastomeric O-ring. Proceedings of 17th International Conference on Experimental Mechanics View this article in WRRO RIS download Bibtex download
  • Lord C & Rongong J (2016) Stiffness and damping of ordered frictional mesh material. ICSV 2016 - 23rd International Congress on Sound and Vibration: From Ancient to Modern Acoustics RIS download Bibtex download
  • Lord C & Rongong J (2015) A microslip model for layered structures subjected to bending. Vibroengineering Procedia, Vol. 6 (pp 341-345) RIS download Bibtex download
  • Tang N, Rongong JA & Tomlinson GR (2015) Nonlinear behaviour of tangled metal wire particle dampers. Proceedings of International Conference on Structural Engineering Dynamics 2015. Lagos, Portugal, 22 June 2015 - 24 June 2015. View this article in WRRO RIS download Bibtex download
  • Wickramasinghe KS, Tomlinson RA & Rongong JA (2015) In situ observation of NiTi transformation behaviour: A micro-macro approach. Conference Proceedings of the Society for Experimental Mechanics Series, Vol. 6 (pp 13-20) View this article in WRRO RIS download Bibtex download
  • Rehman AU, Worden K, Rongong JA & IEEE (2014) Fatigue Crack Detection in Vibrating Structures Using Outlier Detection Analysis. 2014 IEEE GLOBAL COMMUNICATIONS CONFERENCE (GLOBECOM 2014) (pp 2298-2303) RIS download Bibtex download
  • Chandrasekhar K, Rongong JA & Cross EJ (2014) Frequency and amplitude dependent behaviour of tangled metal wire dampers. Proceedings of ISMA 2014 - International Conference on Noise and Vibration Engineering and USD 2014 - International Conference on Uncertainty in Structural Dynamics (pp 559-572) RIS download Bibtex download
  • Kaka D, Rongong J, Hodzic A & Lord C (2014) Dynamic mechanical properties of carbon nanotube-peek nanocomposite. 16th European Conference on Composite Materials, ECCM 2014 RIS download Bibtex download
  • Rehman AU, Worden K, Rongong JA & Mughal HU (2013) Coulomb friction-induced damping estimation at the crack interface for cantilever-type specimen. 11th International Conference on Recent Advances in Structural Dynamics. Pisa, Italy, 1 July 2013 - 3 July 2013. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Yang K, Worden K & Rongong JA (2013) Damage detection in a glass plate using outlier analysis. Key Engineering Materials, Vol. 569-570 (pp 847-853) RIS download Bibtex download
  • Rongong JA & Abbas H (2013) Damping from metal swarf. International Conference on Structural Engineering Dynamics. Sesimbra, Portugal, 17 June 2013 - 19 June 2013. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Kaka DO, Rongong JA & Hodzic A (2013) Investigation of dynamic mechanical properties of CNT reinforced thermoplastic polymer. Deformation and Fracture of Composites (DFC-12), 8 April 2013 - 11 April 2013. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Lord C & Rongong J (2013) A single layer constitutive model for the dynamics and vibration damping of layered built-up structures using microslip and macroslip models. Collection of Technical Papers - AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics and Materials Conference RIS download Bibtex download
  • Rehman AU, Shah FH, Worden K & Rongong JA (2013) Damage identification in the mistuned bladed system utilizing the outlier analysis. Research and Applications in Structural Engineering, Mechanics and Computation - Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Structural Engineering, Mechanics and Computation, SEMC 2013 (pp 2309-2314) RIS download Bibtex download
  • Darabi B, Rongong JA & IOP (2012) Amplitude dependent damping from granular viscoelastics. MODERN PRACTICE IN STRESS AND VIBRATION ANALYSIS 2012 (MPSVA 2012), Vol. 382 RIS download Bibtex download
  • Rongong JA (2011) Damping technologies for demanding applications. International Conference on Structural Engineering Dynamics. Tavira, Portugal, 20 June 2011 - 22 June 2011. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Rehman AU, Worden K & Rongong JA (2011) Identification and quantification of nonlinearities arising from a crack operating in flexural and torsion mode. 4th International Operational Modal Analysis Conference. Istanbul, Turkey, 9 May 2011 - 11 May 2011. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Rehman AU, Rongong JA & Worden K (2011) Experimental investigation of MAC based crack detection technique for repeating structures. 4th International Operational Modal Analysis Conference,. Istanbul, Turkey, 9 May 2011 - 11 May 2011. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Tan CS, Rongong JA & Ghassemieh E (2011) Large Strain Behaviour of Syntactic Foam Damping Material. Deformation and Fracture of Composites (DFC-11) & Structural Integrity and Multi-scale Modelling (SI. Cambridge, UK, 13 April 2011 - 15 April 2011. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Lord CE, Rongong JA & Hodzic A (2011) The behavior of naturally debonded composites due to bending using a meso level model. DFC11 (Deformation and Fracture of Composites), Cambridge, DFC11 & SI5. Cambridge, UK, 13 April 2011 - 15 April 2011. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Rehman AU, Worden K & Rongong JA (2011) Fatigue crack detection in vibrating structures using outlier detection analysis. Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Structural Dynamics, EURODYN 2011 (pp 2298-2303) RIS download Bibtex download
  • Rehman AU, Worden K & Rongong JA (2011) An Experimental and Numerical Investigation of Damage Detection in a Mistuned Bladed Disc. STRUCTURAL HEALTH MONITORING 2011: CONDITION-BASED MAINTENANCE AND INTELLIGENT STRUCTURES, VOL 1 (pp 1258-1265) RIS download Bibtex download
  • Rehman AU, Worden K & Rongong JA (2011) Understanding the Effects of a Breathing Crack on the Dynamic Response of Cantilever-type Structures for Damage Detection. STRUCTURAL HEALTH MONITORING 2011: CONDITION-BASED MAINTENANCE AND INTELLIGENT STRUCTURES, VOL 1 (pp 848-855) RIS download Bibtex download
  • Rehman AU, Worden K & Rongong JA (2011) Amplitude dependent crack characterization of growing fatigue cracks. Conference Proceedings of the Society for Experimental Mechanics Series, Vol. 5 (pp 83-92) RIS download Bibtex download
  • Lord CE, Rongong JA & Hodzic A (2011) The use of layered composites for passive vibration damping. Conference Proceedings of the Society for Experimental Mechanics Series, Vol. 3 (pp 289-298) RIS download Bibtex download
  • Morales AL, Rongong JA & Sims ND (2010) Estudio de la influencia de la incertidumbre en el control active con materiales inteligentes. XVIII Congreso Nacional de Ingenieria Mecanica (pp 200). Ciudad Real, Spain, 3 November 2010 - 5 November 2010. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Wang H, Rongong JA & Tomlinson GR (2010) Nonlinear static and dynamic properties of metal rubber dampers. ISMA 2010. Leuven, Belgium, 20 September 2010 - 22 September 2010. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Lord CE, Rongong JA & Hodzic A (2010) Linearized Material Properties of Nonlinear Interfacial Contact for Layered Composites. International Conference on Interfaces & Interphases in Multicomponent Materials Conference. Sheffield, UK, 1 September 2010 - 3 September 2010. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Lord CL, Rongong JA & Hodzic A (2010) Linearised material properties of nonlinear interfacial contact for laminate composites. 4th Materials KTN, Societal Challenges – Material Solutions. London, 22 April 2010. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Lord CE, Rongong JA & Hodzic A (2010) Effective bulk properties of layered composites with 1D interfacial bonds. BSSM, New approaches for performance definition of composite materials and structures. Teddington, UK, 11 March 2010. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Rehman AU, Worden K & Rongong JA (2010) Crack Detection in Mistuned Repeating Structures. PROCEEDINGS OF ISMA2010 - INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON NOISE AND VIBRATION ENGINEERING INCLUDING USD2010 (pp 1083-1097) RIS download Bibtex download
  • Rehman AU, Rongong JA & Worden K (2010) DETECTION OF DAMAGE IN REPEATING STRUCTURES. PROCEEDINGS OF THE ASME TURBO EXPO 2010, VOL 6, PTS A AND B (pp 1053-1061) RIS download Bibtex download
  • Tai YH, Wong CX, Asquith DT, Yerokhin A, Yates JR & Rongong J (2009) Damping of Flexible Structures with PEO Coating. International Conference of Fracture. Ottawa, Canada RIS download Bibtex download
  • Hickey D, Rongong J, Spencer A & Worden K (2009) Error bounds on master curves from least-squares estimation. Conference Proceedings of the Society for Experimental Mechanics Series RIS download Bibtex download
  • Wong CX, Spencer AB & Rongong JA (2009) Effects of enclosure geometry on particle damping performance. 50th AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics and Materials Conference RIS download Bibtex download
  • Wong CX & Rongong JA (2008) Control of particle damper nonlinearity. 49th AIAA/ASME Structures, Structural Dynamics & Materials Conference. Schaumberg, IL, 7 April 2008 - 10 April 2008. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Rongong JA, Tomlinson GR, Stepanova I, Ivanenko A & Panin S (2008) Damping properties of syntactic foams with nanoparticulate additives. Institution of Mechanical Engineers - 9th International Conference on Vibrations in Rotating Machinery, Vol. 2 (pp 745-759) RIS download Bibtex download
  • Chetwynd D, Mustapha F, Worden K, Rongong JA, Pierce SG & Barton J (2007) Damage location in a stiffened composite panel using Lamb waves and neural networks. Conference Proceedings of the Society for Experimental Mechanics Series RIS download Bibtex download
  • Rongong JA, Chia CM, Lew TL & Worden K (2007) Optimisation of passive and active constrained layer dampers for panel vibrations over broad frequency and temperature ranges. Collection of Technical Papers - AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics and Materials Conference, Vol. 5 (pp 4646-4655) RIS download Bibtex download
  • Wong CX, Daniel MC & Rongong JA (2007) Prediction of the amplitude dependent behaviour of particle dampers. Collection of Technical Papers - AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics and Materials Conference, Vol. 4 (pp 4167-4182) RIS download Bibtex download
  • Chetwynd D, Lew TL, Worden K & Rongong JA (2007) Damage detection in an aluminium plate with an active constrained layer damping treatment. Damage Assessment of Structures VII, Vol. 347 (pp 205-212) RIS download Bibtex download
  • Chetwynd D, Worden K, Mustapha F & Rongong JA (2007) Damage detection using prior wavelet decompositions. Damage Assessment of Structures VII, Vol. 347 (pp 145-150) RIS download Bibtex download
  • Kireitseu MV, Tomlinson GR, Hui D, Bochkareva LV & Rongong JA (2006) Advanced design and modeling of nanoparticle-reinforced damping materials. Journal of Mechanical Engineering, Vol. 57(2) (pp 95-111) RIS download Bibtex download
  • Kireitseu MV, Tomlinson GR, Lu J, Williams RA & Rongong JA (2006) Advanced nanoparticle-reinforced composite materials in air-blast and vibration damping protection.. Polymer Nanocomposites, Vol. 31 (pp 31-41). San Antonio, Texas, USA, 12 March 2006 - 16 March 2006. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Kireitseu MV, Tomlinson GR & Rongong JA (2006) Vibration damping properties of nanoparticle/tube/fibre-reinforced materials. Proceedings of the 6th International Conference European Society for Precision Engineering and Nanotechnology, EUSPEN 2006, Vol. 2 (pp 461-464) RIS download Bibtex download
  • Chetwynd D, Mustapha F, Worden K & Rongong J (2006) Damage detection in plates using transducers mounted on viscoelastic damping layers. Proceedings of the Third European Workshop Structural Health Monitoring 2006 (pp 300-307) RIS download Bibtex download
  • Wong CX & Rongong JA (2006) Macromodel characterisation and application of particle dampers to vibrating structures. Collection of Technical Papers - AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics and Materials Conference, Vol. 10 (pp 7327-7344) RIS download Bibtex download
  • Chia CM, Rongong JA & Worden K (2006) Structural optimisation using a hybrid cellular automata (HCA) algorithm. Modern Practice in Stress and Vibration Analysis VI, Proceedings, Vol. 5-6 (pp 93-100) RIS download Bibtex download
  • Tomlinson GR, Remillat C, Patsias S & Rongong JA (2005) Designing materials for suppressing vibration. NOVEM 2005. Saint Raphaël, France, 18 April 2005 - 21 April 2005. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Rongong JA (2005) Amplitude dependent behaviour of particle dampers. 10th Annual High Cycle Fatigue Conference (HCF 2005). New Orleans, 8 March 2005 - 11 March 2005. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Chen Q, Worden K & Rongong J (2005) Characterisation of particle dampers using restoring force surface technique. STRUCTURAL DYNAMICS - EURODYN 2005, VOLS 1-3 (pp 1785-1790) RIS download Bibtex download
  • Rongong JA & Tomlinson GR (2005) Amplitude dependent behaviour in the application of particle dampers to vibrating structures. Collection of Technical Papers - AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics and Materials Conference, Vol. 10 (pp 6433-6441) RIS download Bibtex download
  • Rongong JA & Williams RJ (2004) Lightweight, polymeric cavity filler for damping hollow fan blade vibrations.. 9th Annual High Cycle Fatigue Conference (HCF 2004). Pinehurst, North Carolina, 16 March 2004 - 19 March 2004. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Rongong JA (2003) The design of particle dampers for suppressing resonant vibrations. EIS Symposium on Nose, Vibration and Harshness. Coventry, UK, 6 November 2003. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Rongong JA & Tomlinson GR (2003) Passive damping materials for the future. Second Int. Workshop on Damping Technologies – Materials and Devices for the Next Decade. Stellenbosch, South Africa, 24 March 2003 - 26 March 2003. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Rongong JA & Tomlinson GR (2002) Vibration damping using granular viscoelastic materials. PROCEEDINGS OF ISMA 2002: INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON NOISE AND VIBRATION ENGINEERING, VOLS 1-5 (pp 431-440) RIS download Bibtex download
  • Scarpa F, Landi FP, Rongong JA & Tomlinson G (2002) Improving the MSE method through a weighted damping IRS technique. PROCEEDINGS OF ISMA 2002: INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON NOISE AND VIBRATION ENGINEERING, VOLS 1-5 (pp 403-409) RIS download Bibtex download
  • Scarpa F, Landi FP, Rongong JA, DeWitt L & Tomlinson G (2002) Improving the MSE method for viscoelastic damped structures. SMART STRUCTURES AND MATERIALS 2002: DAMPING AND ISOLATION, Vol. 4697 (pp 25-34) RIS download Bibtex download
  • Buravalla V, Rongong J, Goruppa AA, Tomlinson GR & Jones FR (2001) Enhancement and evaluation of damping performance in layered CLD type coatings. SMART STRUCTURES AND MATERIALS 2001: DAMPING AND ISOLATION, Vol. 4331 (pp 198-208) RIS download Bibtex download
  • Worden K, Cheung LY & Rongong JA (2001) Damage detection in an aircraft component model. PROCEEDINGS OF IMAC-XIX: A CONFERENCE ON STRUCTURAL DYNAMICS, VOLS 1 AND 2, Vol. 4359 (pp 1234-1241) RIS download Bibtex download
  • Rongong JA (2001) Reducing vibration levels using 'Smart Joint' concepts. NOISE AND VIBRATION ENGINEERING, VOLS 1 - 3, PROCEEDINGS (pp 817-824) RIS download Bibtex download
  • Landi FP, Scarpa F, Rongong JA & Tomlinson GR (2001) Improving the MSE method for damped structures. NOISE AND VIBRATION ENGINEERING, VOLS 1 - 3, PROCEEDINGS (pp 317-324) RIS download Bibtex download
  • Rongong JA & Kazakoff AB (1999) Identification of the influence of shock impact on the non-linear dynamic behaviour of double mass viscoelastic systems. 2nd International Conference on Identification in Engineering Systems (pp 276-287). Swansea RIS download Bibtex download
  • Rongong JA & Tomlinson GR (1999) Damped joints for thin-plate structures. SMART STRUCTURES AND MATERIALS 1999: PASSIVE DAMPING AND ISOLATION, Vol. 3672 (pp 298-307) RIS download Bibtex download
  • Bhattacharya B, Rongong JA & Tomlinson GR (1999) Vibration suppression performance of piezoceramic and magnetostrictive materials in constrained layer damping. SMART STRUCTURES AND MATERIALS 1999: PASSIVE DAMPING AND ISOLATION, Vol. 3672 (pp 242-250) RIS download Bibtex download
  • Patsias S, Rongong JA & Worden K (1998) Detection of defects in a metal plate using Lamb waves and piezoelectric sensors. EXPERIMENTAL MECHANICS, VOLS 1 AND 2 (pp 767-772) RIS download Bibtex download
  • Rongong JA & Tomlinson GR (1997) Passive and active constrained layer damping of ring type structures. PASSIVE DAMPING AND ISOLATION - SMART STRUCTURES AND MATERIALS 1997, Vol. 3045 (pp 282-292) RIS download Bibtex download
  • Rongong JA & Tomlinson GR (1996) Smart Structures and Materials: Implications for Military Aircraft of New Generation. AGARD Lecture Series, Vol. 205 (pp 6-1-6-5) RIS download Bibtex download
  • Rongong JA, Wright JR, Wynne RJ & Tomlinson GR (1994) Modelling of active damping for the extensional vibration of a beam. IUTAM Symposium on Active Control (pp 255-262). Bath, 5 September 1994 - 8 September 1994. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Asker HA, Rongong JA & Lord CE () Stiffness and loss factor of unbonded, multi-strand beams under flexural deformation. International Conference on Engineering Vibration. Ljubljana, Slovenia, 7 September 2015 - 10 September 2015. View this article in WRRO RIS download Bibtex download
  • Kaka DO, Rongong JA, Hodzic A & Lord CE () Dynamic mechanical properties of woven carbon fibre reinforced thermoplastic composite. 20th International Conference on Composite Materials. Copenhagen, Denmark, 19 July 2015 - 24 July 2015. View this article in WRRO RIS download Bibtex download
  • Lord CE & Rongong JA () A tangential microslip model for circularly and elliptically loaded structures. Noise and Vibration – Emerging Technologies (NOVEM2015). Dubrovnik, Croatia, 13 April 2015 - 15 April 2015. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Kireitseu M-V, Tomlinson G, Lu J, Altenbach H, Rongong G, Bochkareva L-V & Hui D () Preliminary Results on Vibration Damping Properties of Nanoscale-Reinforced Composite Materials. Dans European Nano Systems Worshop - ENS 2005, Paris : France (2005) RIS download Bibtex download
  • Lord C, Tang N & Rongong J () EACS 2016 paper - Damping of metallic wool with embedded rigid body motion amplifiers RIS download Bibtex download
  • Asker H, Rongong J & Lord C () EACS 2016 paper - Mathematical and numerical evaluation of the damping behaviour for a multi-strand bar RIS download Bibtex download
  • Carre MJ, Almagirby A, Walton J & Rongong JA () Vibration transmissibility measurement of glove materials under different grip forces. Human Responses to Vibration. Southampton, UK, 9 September 2015 - 10 September 2015. View this article in WRRO RIS download Bibtex download